Man sentenced to life in 2020 Tuscaloosa murder case

Trial Gavel Sentence

A man found guilty in January for a 2020 murder in Tuscaloosa will be spending the rest of his life behind bars.

Deanta Lavender was sentenced Wednesday to concurrent life sentences after the July 4, 2020, incident, during which Lavender shot two people with a rifle during a family party.

One of the victims, Kevin Matthews, died.

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